At-rið

Old Norse Dictionary - at-rið

Meaning of Old Norse word "at-rið" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

at-rið Old Norse word can mean:

at-rið
now atriði, n.
at-rið
1. = atreið, movement, in the phrase, hann hafði allt eitt atriðit, he did both things at once, in the twinkling of an eye, Grett. 95 new Ed.
at-rið
2. a gramm. term in the compd atriðs-klauf, f. probably = ασύνδετον, Edda (Ht.) 124, cp. Ed. Havn. ii. 154, cp. Skálda 193; atrið would thus mean a word, sentence. It is now very freq. in the form atriði, n. in a metaph. sense, the chief point in a sentence, or a part, paragraph, and used in many compds. Atriðr, m. is one of the poët. names of Odin, the wise (?).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚱᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
compds.
compounds.
cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
gramm.
grammar.
Havn.
Havniensis.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ht.
Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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